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MERS Outbreak in South Korea Increasing but Not Spreading

While the number of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) cases in South Korea increased to 87 Monday with six related deaths, there is reason to believe the outbreak is being contained. The deadly virus has not spread outside of hospital settings or significantly beyond those people who were exposed to the first Korean patient infected with the deadly virus.  Over the weekend South Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare released the names of six hospitals where MERS patients are...

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